Academic Work

Trinna S. Frever is a tenured professor turned fiction writer, specializing in intersections between oral storytelling, music, visual media, and print fiction. She’s given talks at over thirty international conferences in locations ranging from Florida to France. She’s also published her work in an array of academic journals, including Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature and the Journal of the Short Story in English . For more details about her work, check out her full academic bio or keep scrolling!

As an L.M. Montgomery Scholar

Frever has a longstanding interest in the works of L.M. Montgomery, focusing on language and landscape, as well as depictions of women readers and writers. Links are on their way!

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As an Intermedia Theorist

Frever’s career as an intermedia theorist leapt forward when she chaired a panel at the international MLA conference entitled: “’Dancing about Architecture’: Creating Intermedia Theory.” Links coming soon!

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As a Women’s Literature Specialist And Multicultural Americanist

Frever uses intermedia analysis to explore and illuminate multicultural fiction of the Americas, particularly by women. Her best known publication to date is “‘Oh, You Beautiful Doll!’: Icon, Image, and Culture in Works by Alvarez, Cisneros, and Morrison” published in Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature. Links coming soon!

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(Photo by Trinna, Beastlie Sculpture by Leslie Levings)